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A bus fell off a cliff, killing ten people in Colombia

A bus fell off a cliff, killing ten people in Colombia

The bus crash occurred on a highway in the municipality of El Playón in the Colombian department of Santander, killing 10 people and injuring about 30 others, the regional rescue service said.

“In the Limites sector on the national highway of the municipality of El Playon, an accident occurred involving a Brasilia bus, which killed 10 people,” the rescuers said on Twitter.


The injured, about 30 people, were sent to nearby hospitals. The causes of the accident are currently unknown, the incident is being investigated by the national police and specialists from the National Institute of Roads.


According to radio station Caracol, the bus was carrying South American migrants who were heading to the north of the country to end up in the United States.